Civil Rights in Columbia

August 28, 2013 12:00 AM

Bess: King dreamed of a second emancipation proclamation

When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his classic “I Have A Dream” speech 50 years ago, he hearkened back to a watershed moment a century earlier, noting that “Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand, signed the Emancipation Proclamation.”

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